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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sidi Bennour, Morocco

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sidi Bennour...

Sidi Bennour is a coastal city in Morocco. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 40044 people. The water temperature around Sidi Bennour changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 15.7°C (60.3°F) in February up to 22.8°C (73°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sidi Bennour is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Sidi Bennour?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Sidi Bennour is approximately:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Sidi Bennour. A spot that might be worth checking out is Oualidia, which is just 36.1km (32.1miles) away from Sidi Bennour. Click here for more information on Oualidia and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Sidi Bennour are Lalla fatna, which is ca 51.7km (32.1miles) away, and Safi Garden, located ca 53.5km (33.2miles) from Sidi Bennour.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Sidi Bennour. The closest decent beach is Essaouira, which is more than 111.4km (69.2miles) away from Sidi Bennour. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Agadir, approximately 168.8km (104.8miles) away from Sidi Bennour.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Sidi Bennour?

The water temperature around Sidi Bennour is warm, reaching up to 23°C (73°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Sidi Bennour. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures come down to roughly 16°C (60°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Sidi Bennour?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Sidi Bennour: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Sidi Bennour...

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